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Business process centric AGILE development

Have you used a business process centric approach in an Agile software project?

On the one hand, business process centricity is a "good fit" because it combines business analysis and design in one practitioner and therefore reduces time. However, process centricity demands a holistic view of what I call "process landscape" before you can design.

Do you have any experiences to share?


  1. I do agree Agile & UI design methodology dont go very well together, atleast the business process centric approach which mainly focusses from a holistic process aspect.
    Lets look this with a little different perspective,
    Agile development which claims to be a "fast to market" approach to software development is in itself a flawed methodology which drives only one thing: roll out things faster and take an iterative approach.there are reasons why these two aspects of agile dont impress me and is quiet evident that it has failed to create a change as well.

  2. Thanks, Nirmal. In spite of the flaws you mention, software firms today are quick to claim expertise in Agile development. In fact, if you suggest a method or tool or anything for use in a software project, their first question to you is "Will it work in Agile methodology?"

    Remember the study that showed something like ... 80% of reason why a software fails is because of poor Requirements? Now, doesn't Agile pay less attention to Requirements definition?


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